Sentence Examples


  • The Mayor takes precedence over all except the Queen.
  • We gave only limited thought to the upcoming session as our pre wedding trip and plans took precedence in our hectic schedule.
  • It consists of the sovereign, chancellor, secretary and five classes - knights grand commanders, knights commanders, commanders and members of the fourth and fifth classes, the distinction between these last divisions lying in the badge and in the precedence enjoyed by the members.
  • The three classes take precedence next after the corresponding classes of the order of St Stephen.
  • In 1805 the rank of "Grand Eagle " (now Grand Cross, or Grand Cordon) was instituted, taking precedence of the grand officers.